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Jimmie L. Young

March 5, 1944 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Jimmie L. Young Obituary

Jimmie Lee Young, age 79, of Gravel Switch, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2024, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, Kentucky.  Born Sunday, March 5, 1944, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late William & Beulah Harris Young.  Jimmie retired after 40 plus years of work as a Warehouse Manager at Bushog Farm Equipment in Stanford, Kentucky.  Jimmie loved hunting, fishing, traveling, and farming.  In his earlier years, he also enjoyed archery, riding motorcycles, and building show cars. 

Jimmie leaves behind his wife of 25 years, Patty Crank Young of Gravel Switch; three daughters, Sonja Drakeford (Jerry) of Stanford, Melissa Wells of Monroeville, Alabama, and Vickie Farley (Jeff) of Eubank, Kentucky; “Pawpaw” to Ashley Drakeford, Josh Alford (Nicole), and Kevin Drakeford (Adrian); “Big Poppy” to Wyatt Drakeford, Brileigh Alford, Ashleigh Alford, and Gabriella Alford; two step-sons, Travis Bastin (Amanda) of Granger, Indiana, and Mark Bastin of Stanford; step-grandchildren, Mary Grace, Raylee, Logan, and Tenacious; step great-grandchild, Liam; two sisters, Judy Kelly (Larry) of Lake Placid, Florida, and Kathy Lynn Smith of Stanford; and several other extended family members and friends who mourn his passing.

In addition to his parents, Jimmie was preceded in death by one daughter, Kimberly Hardin; and one brother, Bobby Young; and one infant brother, Billy Young.

A Public Visitation will be held 5-7PM Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at Fox & Friend Funeral Home.

Following the Visitation, Cremation Rites will be honored.  A Private Burial will take place at a later date.

Fox & Friend Funeral Home, Stanford, is entrusted with Jimmie’s arrangements.  Guest Book at

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January 23, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fox & Friend Funeral Home
312 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484


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